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with the nra saying it will strongly defend the second amendment right to own guns. later on today, the vice president holds his third day of meetings his task force. he is sitting down with makers of violent video games. the fcc is out with a new report about the 911 outages that hit our area after the june derecho. >> reporter: 77 emergency call centers serving more than 3.6 customers in six states lost phone connections including information on call locations. virginia was one of the states hit particularly hard with most of its 911 centers experiencing partial or complete outages for several days. >> what happened during the derecho must never happen again. >> reporter: the disruption was called unacceptable. the recommendations for rear sizen to address include maintaining adequate central office backup power, having reliable network monitoring systems and conducting periodic audits of 911 circuits. they are hoping there is more progress to help avoid any possible 911 failures. >> i think they've made a lot of progress first of all in coming back and giving some assurance as to what te
as the vice president met with the nra at the white house as part of his gun task force. >> a teacher at that high school is being called a hero to convince the 16-year-old shooter to put down the gun. it happened a couple of hours north of los angeles. a neighbor noticed the boy walking into the school and called 911. the boy shot one classmate, and missed another before the teacher talked him down. that teacher actually got hit in the head with one of the pellets. police arrested him. he apparently stole the shotgun from his brother and reportedly was suspended last year for making a hit list of targets. there is supposed to be an armed guard at the school, but he was late after getting stuck in the snow. >>> to the vice president's gun task force, later today he's meeting with video game executives. yesterday he met with the nra and that didn't go so well. the gun lobby blasted biden saying it will defend second amendment rights to own guns. biden confirmed he won't wait until the end of the month and wants background checks for every gun purchased without exception. >> universal b
gun violence started today. the nra got a seat at the table. crag bosswell has more. >> you all know this is a complicated issue. >> reporter: vice president joe biden will have a list of proposals to help reduce gun violence ready for president obama by tuesday. >> a surprising recurrence of suggestions that we have universal background checks. >> reporter: he's focused on the types of weapons to be owned and month the suggestions from the task force is a ban on high-capacity gun clips and closing what is called the gun show loophole. the administration said it's looking for legislative proposals and may try executive action. >> the truth is that through executive action, it's very tough for the white house to make that much of a difference and they not going ban the show or close the gun show loophome. >> reporter: they say attendance is up dramatically. the loophole allows unlicensed sellers to sell weapons without a background check. president obama asks r the task force after the mass shooting of 20 school children and six educators in newtown, connecticut, last month. >> and th
toughening up mental health rules and, maybe not much, honestly and, they have ridiculed the nra for saying it, having armed guards at schools, and not gun free zones. >> chris: and the president does include money for that. >> and that will pass... >> chris: juan? >> the fact is the american people are of a mind that reasonable steps can be taken. it is unlikely that you will get the assault weapons ban reimpos reimposed. there is great political difficulty there but things have changed since newtown, as you pointed out and i would say one thing that changed in this town, is people from the social workers to the teachers unions, you know, the police chiefs, the mayors, bloomberg in new york, governors like cuomo, o'mally and merrill, these people are acting and you have seen some of the conservative democrats, even, shift their opinion about the possibility. and, bill says nothing will change and i think in fact most americans would agree, it will never change because the nra is so big an powerful but now people are saying, no, let's put in place sharing information among agencies so if so
including the nra made their case to vice president joe biden today as the obama administration aims to curb gun violence. we'll tell you how today's meeting played out. >> also ahead tonight. >> reporter: this may look like a doctor's office, but it's actually one of the d.c.'s new medical marijuana dispensaries. i'm beth parker. i'll take you on a tour coming up. >> later on the news edge, the real star of argo, meet the maryland man who is not only responsible for the american success story but may wind up with an oscar, also.  >>> a news alert from colorado where a judge ruled this evening there is sufficient evidence to warrant a trial for suspected movie theater gunman james holmes. the preliminary hearing was held this week to determine whether the case should go to trial. holmes is accused of murdering 12 people, wounding 70 others in july. he's scheduled to be formerly charged tomorrow. his lawyers asked for the arraignment to be delayed. >>> a 16-year-old california student is in custody after he brought a shot gun and 20 rounds of ammunition to school this morning in t
. the nra's chief executive, wayne la pierre, also testified. giffords, who is still recovering two years after being shot in the head in another shooting attack called on congress to act now. >> speaking is difficult but i need to say something important. violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. >> the head of the nra says adding more school security and mental health resources will help curb gun violence. >>> a chicago teenager who performed at president obama's inaugural festivities here in washington was shot and killed near her school. it happened tuesday afternoon in park city. she was with a group of friend standing under an awning to get out of the rain. a gunman ran down the alley, opened fire randomly and took off in a car. >> i just miss her. i'm not worried about where she is going. my heart -- there is a whole section of my heart that is gone. >> they took the light of my life. this guy, whoever it was, the gunman or whatever, i mean, man, you took the light of my life. >> pendleton was a majorette and performed wither high school's band at the president's inau
with the nra today in a step towards reforming the nation's gun control laws. meanwhile, president obama is asking congress for several provisions to the law including banning military style assault rifles. biden says the administration is considering executive action to move gun control legislation forward. >>> robert griffin iii is recovering from knee surgery in florida and is expected to stay there so he can be monitored and begin the rehabilitation process. griffin had his torn acl repaired. the operation lasted about five hours. the estimated recovery time, six to eight months. he is hoping to return in time for the start of next season. >>> oscar nominees will be announced later on this morning. >> while most awards shows honor the best in entertainment, there is one group that grabbed headlines for highlighting it is worst. fox's adam housley has more. >> reporter: the 33rd annual razzies are out and twilight is heading up the list. >> the razzies are all about having fun at the expense of hollywood stars. frankly, this was probably the best twilight moviele after five of them. >
is proposed could have prevented connecticut. >> reporter: nra is proposing an epic battle. >> this is less about protecting our children than it was about using our children to promote an antigun agenda. >> reporter: some lawmen are vowing to ignore the restrictions. >> i don't think it is reasonable for anyone to think i'll enforce federal gun laws in my county. >> reporter: other recommendations that need congressional action include funding for more police officers and money for public health research on gun violence. updated legislation on the ban will be updated next week. the first hearing on the president's proposals are scheduled for the end of the month. >>> coming up, jury deliberations begin in the former police officer accused of killing a woman in a child custody dispute. >> a college football player learns his girlfriend doesn't exist. was he duped or is he lying? reaction to the story next. >> more on this snow. is it coming? how far north is it coming? we'll look at the evening forecast and see when and where we may start seeing snow in the next few hours. that's coming up.
will testify at the senate hearing and the nra's chief executive, wayne lapierre. law enforcement officials and constitutional experts. >>> a new poll finds a majority of americans say politicians are exploiting the sandy hook tragedy. the survey conducted by reason group found 52% believe elected officials are using the deadly shooting for political gain. 41% feel politicians are acting responsibly, sun% undecided. >>> new at 6, john curry addressed the senate for the -- john kerry addressed the senate for the final time today. he discussed the honor of serving in the senate and got choked up when talking about some of his fellow politicians. >> standing here at this desk that once belonged -- at this desk that once belonged to president kennedy and to ted kennedy, i can't help but be reminded that even our nation's greatest leaders and all the rest of us are merely temporary workers. >> reporter: william mo cowen is appointed to fill kerry's vacant senate seat until a special election is held in june. >>> on severe weather watch tonight, a large storm system makes its way to our region an
not convince her to drop a paternity suit. we'll have more information as it is available. >>> nra up in arms following president obama's actions to strengthen gun laws after the tragic shootings in newtown, connecticut and aurora, colorado. the organization reaching out to 400 million members in a bid to fight the new restrictions. >> this announcement by the president was less about protecting our children than it was about using our children to promote an antigun agenda. an agenda he's had most of his political life. >> it includes a ban on assault weapons and high capacity clips and institute background checks for all gun buyers. >>> two northern virginia lawmakers showed how easy it is to buy a weapon. they posted video of themselves purchasing a handgun and ammunition clip at a recent gun show. men trying to make a point about tighter gun restrictions in virginia. this will probably be an uphill battle. >> reporter: virginia legislator is gun-friendly. even visitors can bring handguns inside the state house if they have a concealed weapons permit. in virginia those permits are easy to g
are following, vice president joe biden is scheduled to meet with mechanics ever the nra today as the administration continues its push for gun control reform. president obama is asking congress for several provisions to the law including banning military-style assault rifles and high impaste magazines. yesterday, biden and attorney general eric holder met with two survivors of the virginia tech shooting. biden said the obama administration will act quickly in order to curb gun violence. >> we are not going to get caught up in the notion unless we can do everything, we're going to do nothing. it is critically important we act. if our actions result in only saving one life, they are worth taking, as the president said but i'm vicioused we can affect the well-being of millions of americans and take thousands of people out of harm's way. >> the meeting is part of a gun violence task force created by the president in the wake of the connecticut shooting. biden says he is willing to hear from all sides on the issue. >>> president obama's cabinet shuffle is starting to take shape now
by the victim. >>> the california shooting happened the same day vice president joe biden and the nra discussed gun control at the white house but they clashed over gun control proposals with the nra saying it will strongly defend the second amendment right to own weapons. today, biden sits down with makers of violent video games. a new poll find that people in virginia overwhelmingly support both background checks and armed police at schools. >>> the president of afghanistan is wrapping up his u.s. visit with a meeting with president obama this morning. hamid karzai will be talking u.s. troop levels in afghanistan. >>> still ahead, a mother in independent i could is -- in indiana is jumping for joy this morning. nearly two decades after herling boy vanished without a trace, police tracked him down in another state. >> new concerns for a family of killer whale this is morning. why they might not be out of danger just yet. an update is coming up. share everything. share brotherly love. share one up's. mom ? mom ? the share everything plan. lets your family share a pool of data across 10 devices
. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords, her husband, mark kelly and wayne lapierre from the nra testified and frequently sparred with the senate panel about how to solve the gun violence problem. fox's jennifer davis has more now. >> you must act. >> reporter: former congresswoman gabby giffords makes an emotional appeal for tougher gun laws. speaking haltingly two years after she was shot in the head during an assassination attempt that killed six. >> too many children are dieing. too many children. >> reporter: giffords made her dramatic surprise appearance at congress's first hearing on gun controlness is the newtown massacre. the white house and many democrats are pushing ifer re- enstating the assault weapon's game limiting the ammunition magazines to 10 rounds and mandating universal background checks to close the so-called gun show loophole. >> the best way to stop a bad guy from getting the gun in the first place is a good background check. >> reporter: the head of the nra said more school security and mental health resources are what is really needed, adding his group o
. >> reporter: a spokesman for the nra did not have an immediate response to the rally. in the past, the nra opposed any further restrictions on gun sales. laura. >> thank you. >>> i want to give you a leave look outside. there is -- a live look outside. there is some lingering snow on the ground and a chill in the air for sure. a mid-week warm-up could be on the way. gwen tolbart is tracking the forecast. we looking forward to the warm- up. >> reporter: i think everybody is, laura. >> yeah. >> it's been bitterly cold. let's look at the maps and we'll put this together and show you some of the numbers from today. and where things might be headed. 37 degrees our high at reagan national airport; 33 dulles and 34, bwi thurgood marshal. these temperatures are almost continue degrees and we should be at least into the low 30s and didn't make it. right now, it's currently 32 in annapolis; 33, d.c. and we have 32 at baltimore and 27 at gaithersburg. that is the same at frederick and 30 degrees at dulles. a few snow flurries that made their way to the course of today. right now, not a lot is happeni
compromise. vice president joe biden welcomes the nra to the white house. >> the road to recovery, we'll sit down with an orthopedic surgeon for a look at the rehab rgiii faces. fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >> this is fox 5 morning news. >> all right. good morning to you, this is a live look outside as we span and pan that camera over the washington d.c. region. as the sun starts to come up at 7:00 in the morning. it's not too bad out there. interesting to see how the rest of the day is going to turn out. good morning it is thursday january 10th. i'm wisdom martin sitting in for tony perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. tucker barnes is joining us now and has a look at this day. tucker, i'm just waiting for the warmup. >> wait until this weekend. springtime temperatures still on track. official sunrise at 7:26 this morning. more sunshine than yesterday. and temperatures about 50 or so. very comfortable conditions around here today. a few showers tomorrow and talk about weekend weather in a couple minutes. we're talking 46 now at reagan national. 30s at dulles and b
since last month's shooting massacre in newtown, connecticut. the nra's chief executive wayne lapierre and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords were two that testified. giffords called on congress to act now. >> speaking is difficult, but i need to say something important. violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. >> the white house is pushing to reinstate a ban on assault weapons, limiting ammunition magazines to 10 rounds and mandating a universal background check. the head of the nra says his group is against the legislation adding more school security and mental health resources will help curb gun violence. >>> maryland governor martin o'malley delivered his seventh state of the state address calling for a reenactment of the ban on assault weapons and also taking on traffic congestion and eliminating the state's death penalty. >> it costs three times as much as locking someone up for life without parole and it cannot be reversed if an innocent person is executed. >> there was mixed reaction to o'malley's address. democrats praised it as a blueprint to move th
the nra. he told them common ground can be found to prevent the types of mass shootings we've seen recently. >> as the president said, even if what we do only saves one life, it makes sense and i think we can do a great deal without in any way imposing on or impinging on the rights of the second amountment, that the second amendment guarantees. >> after the meeting the national rifle association complained the talks did not focus on protecting children but instead attacked the second amendment. tomorrow the vice president will meet with officials from the entertainment and video game industries and present his recommendses on tuesday to the president. >>> this -- recommendations on tuesday to the president. >>> this year's oscar nominations were full of surprises and flubs. >> argo, ben affleck and george clooney producers. >> lincoln came out on top along with life of pi and snubs fell in the director category, as many critics shocked argo did not receive a nomination for best director. perhaps the biggest fan of argo is the man who inspired ben affleck's character. >> reporter:
hope the nra leadership speaks on behalf of their membership. if they do that, we will be on the same page. the vast members we found support some of the same measures we talked about today, background checks on gun sales. >> what other measures would you like to see enacted? >> i think there was some common ground found on background checks on gun sales, assault weapons and high capacity magazines. these are area that is don't stop people from owning guns but makes it more difficult for dangerous people to get their hands on a deadly lethal weapon and do great harm. >> a survivor of the virginia tech shooting and spokesman for the brady campaign thanks for coming in. >>> new details about the inauguration and stars set to perform plus a special american idol event right here in dc. reaction to the kick off of season 12, wait until you hear what will thomas has to say about the show coming up on the news edge at 11  >>> they're back. maryland general assembly kicked off their session. one of the big issues transportation funding. mike miller said he might consider rais
with the nra. president obama is asking congress for several provisions including banning military assault rifles and high capacity magazines. yesterday, biden and attorney general met with two survivors of the virginia tech shooting. the obama administration will act quickly to curve gun violence. >>> some startling new numbers. a study finds more americans die of violent deaths than any other wealthy country in the world. 6 deaths per 100,000 residents. none of the other countries came close to that number. highest rate of firearm ownership. 89 people own firearms for every 100 people in the u.s. that's about 35 to 50% of the world's civilian owned firearms. also ranked the lowest in life expectancy. 75 years for men and 80 years for women. >> the preliminary hearing for suspected colorado movie theater shooter james holmes has ended. a judge will decide whether there is enough evidence to send him to trial. cell phone images holmes took of himself were displayed in a courtroom. one of the pictures showing him grinning. several victims and family members were at the final day of the hear
force. he says he will have a list of proposals ready for the president by tuesday. the nra was in a meeting with vice president biden on yesterday. but after that particular meeting of course the gun lobby said, quote, we were disappointed with how little this meeting had to do with keeping our children safe and how much it had to do with an agenda to attack the second amendment. >>> the judge overseeing a preliminary hearing in the colorado movie theater shooting says the case can go to trial. judge william sylvester says there is enough evidence against james holmes for last summer's massacre in aurora. he faces up to 160 counts for allegedly killing 12 people and injuring others and is due back in court today for an arraignment. >>> afghan president hamid karzai has a meeting with president obama at the white house in just a for you hours. they will discuss the role that the united states will play in afghanistan following next year's pullout. the u.s. is considering keeping some troops but their role is not clear. karzai met with pentagon chief leon panetta yesterday an
destroys all of the kind of tales that it's nra is trying to weave about young people and guns. >> reporter: president obama revealed in an interview with the new republic, he takes guests skeet shooting all the time and "i have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this condition for generations and i think those who dismiss that out of hand make a big mistake." we heard from congressman paul ryan this morning. >> let's go beyond this debate and get deeper. what's our policy on mental illness? what's going on in our culture that produces this kind of thing? and i hope we don't skip past that and bring out political ideas that recycle failed policies of the past. >> reporter: ryan's republican colleagues, congresswoman marsha backburn says -- >> doing a so-called assault weapons ban is going after a symptom and as teachers have said to me, don't focus on whatever is the weapon. get to the root cause. >> reporter: senator feinstein said she doesn't expect a vote on her proposed legislation for a while. in washington, peter doocy, fox news. >>> the president's st
of the nra. he has come under fire for saying that all schools should have armed guards. >>> a maryland high school student is due in court today accused of shooting a disabled classmate. 15-year-old robert gladden has been charged as an adult with attempted first degree murder for the shooting at perry hall high school. prosecutors say gladden fired a shotgun at random at a lunch table where several students were sitting hitting 17-year- old ban yell borowy who has down's syndrome. >>> a former police officer has been found guilty of shooting an unarmed woman to death. danial harmon wright was convicted of three counts yesterday. he responded for a call bay suspicious person in a parking lot last february and encountered 54 engineered patricia cook in a car. he says they argued and she rolled up the window on his arm and tried to drive away. harmon wright says he shot her seven times. >> i felt like it was unjustified from the very beginning. the only question was what grade of homicide was it. so i'm going to ask the court for a significant penalty that reinforces the message this was wron
. >> vice president biden will meet with the nra and other gun owner's groups tomorrow. president obama thes the new policy proposals on his desk by the end of the month. >> and. >>> the labor secretary is leaving the obama administration n. an e-mail message, she submitted her resignation let or wednesday afternoon and made the decision to leave after discussing it with her family and close friends. >>> the white house chief of staff is expected to replace treasury secretary tim geithner. white house officials have not confirmed it but sources are saying that president obama will choose this man, jack lou, to lead the treasury department. an announcement could come by the end of the week. he previously led the office of management and budget and oversaw international economic issues at the state department. >>> more details are coming in now about the presidential inauguration. the inaugural poet is richard blanco. he's the gay son of cuban american exiles whose work explores his family's experiences and in a new country. the inauguration is monday january 21st. [ singing ] mesh, america. >
and is serving a 30 to 60 year prison sentence. >>> vice president joe biden will meet with the nra today in a step toward reforming the nation's gun control laws. president obama is asking congress for several provisions to the law including banning military-style assault rifles. biden says the administering is considering taking executive action to speed up the legislation. >>> robert griffin iii is recovering from knee surgery in florida and is expected to stay there so he can be monitored and begin the rehabilitation process. griffin had his torn lcl repaired and a redo of his previous acl construction. the operation lasted about five hours. the estimated recovery time is six to eight months. griffin is hoping to return in time for the start of next season. season. >>> coming up next, could be the next man in charge of the nation's finances but he might need a little handwriting help. >> if jacob lew is named treasury secretary, you will see his signature on the dollar bill but you might have a hard time reading it. >> also ahead, does the thought of doing your taxes give you a headac
. >> reporter: the nra says they walked away disappointing. other groups that attended said the agenda was clear. >> we had the opportunity to speak, and i think there were a lot of things we agreed on. but at the end, he chose instead to focus on our differences. >> reporter: the white house has made no secret of the fact the president wants a new ban on assault style weapons as well as a crackdown on large capacity magazines in the wake of last month's school shooting in connecticut. absent that, they may try to clamp down with executive action. pro second amendment groups are pushing for a greater focus on mental health issues and the role of violence in the media. gun rights groups are planning a gun appreciation day next saturday to help rally support, a day before president obama is sworn in for his second term. the time frame is pretty brief. the vice president is supposed to report back to the president with his recommendations for additional gun control measures on tuesday. tony and allison. >> doug luzader, thank you. >>> we want to let you know a new poll find people in virginia overw
. in richmond, john henrehan, fox 5 news. >> the nra says one way to prevent another school shooting is to have armed guards posted at every school. d.c. mayor vincent gray says he's open to the idea but did stop short of saying he'd support armed teachers. phil mendelson is against both ideas and says the response to gun violence is not to have more guns. >>> an emotional gathering in colorado today at the aurora movie theater where alleged gunman james holmes opened fire reopened for business. some of the victims attended the opening while others boycotted the event. >> reporter: victims, their families and first responders returning to the theater where a gunman opened fire nearly six months ago killing 12 and injuring dozens. they're at the theater for a private ceremony called a night of remembrance to be followed by a movie screening after the company that owns it reportedly spent $1 million on renovations remodeling the interior. >> we've come here this evening resolute that this 1 act of violence will never define us as a community. >> reporter: colorado governor john hickenlooper is
. >> reporter: a smokes -- spokesman for the nra didn't have a immediate response. in the past, the group opposed further restrictions on gun sales. john henrehan, fox 5 news. >>> the season might be two months away, but nats fans have something to get excited about. a fifth president. lindsay member offy joins us with the -- murphy joins us with the announcement. >> reporter: the chats players, there it's funny, people came equally to see both, i think. and it was a really, really wonderful e haven't at the convention center. so many kids were there and so many adults excited to get up close and personal. >> there is so much example around the team now. >> there is. >> and the nats players deserve that. >> yeah they do. >> that were happy to see the fans and they deserve to have a faithful following. after all, they finished with the best record in baseball and won the nl east all-star desmond said they may not have had this turnout a couple of years ago. today, they did. 7,000 fans packed the washington convention center and trying to catch a glimpse or snap a picture of their favorite
gray said he is open to the idea of armed guards at public schools. the nra has proposed the move saying it could prevent another school shooting like what happened in cop con last month. phil mendelsohn disagrees with the mayor. he says the response to gun violence is not to have more guns. >>> coming up next, maybe you could use a little music to get you going in the morning. we do here sometimes. find out how you can listen to some of president obama's favorites. >> and also ahead, arnold schwarzenegger is back on the big screen this weekend. we are talking with his costar, forest whitaker about the last dance. time now is 5:20. i got it when we could downlolod an hd movie in like two minutes. [ male announcer ] once you've got verizon fios internet, you get it -- the difference 100% fiber optics makes. but don't take our word for it -- ask a real fios customer. ask me why fiber optics matters. ask me about the upload speeds -- they're sick! [ male announcer ] so go online and send a tweet to a real fios customer. last chance to get fios for just $89.99 a month for 2 years with
you. >> reporter: the spokesman for the nra did not have an immediate response to the rally. in the past, that group has opposed any further restrictions on gun sales. john henrehan, fox 5 news. >>> now to new orleans, where the city is getting ready for a double whammy. the super bowl is just a week from today. but fans are already arriving. thousands of people will be in the big easy for mardi gras. natasha robin takes a look. >> reporter: for two years the city planned for it, worked on it. and the mayor says completed a task that other cities would consider overwhelming. >> our great city, new orleans, is ready for mardi gras, and we're ready for the super bowl xlvii, i guarantee, nobody has done both of these things at the same time ever. >> reporter: 5,000 members of the media are starting to arrive. >> it's the largest media platform in history. the tv viewership for the last super bowl was over 111 million viewers. >> reporter: stories are being told on the international stage about new orleans, as super bowl xlvii approaches. >> take this opportunity to show the res
of armed guards at schools. the nra has proposed the move. d.c. council's chair, mendleson, agrees with the mayor. mendleson says the response to gun violence is not to have more guns. >>> d.c. public school chancer henderson has released the list of 15 schools that will be closing as part of the consolidation plan. 13 will close at the end of this year. the other two at the end of next year. our wisdom martin joins us with more on this story. means a lot to a lot of people. >> you're right, allison. a lot of people were protesting over this, and even with the protests outside mayor gray's house earlier this week, there was no stopping many of the school closings. chancellor henderson announced friday she'd start the process soon. but here's the thing, malcolm x elementary was saved and so was garrison in logan circle. some of the students will be transferred to nearby schools. others will be bused. when it comes to the school buildings themselves, the hope is to turn some into recreation centers or community centers. what about more school closures in the future? >> ultimately we'
. >> reporter: feinstein says her bill would not take away second rights. but a nra spokesman says otherwise, saying the focus should be on prosecuting victims and fixing the mental health system. senator feinstein and president obama have acknowledged the difficulty in getting such legislation through a divided congress. like the vice president, the president also plans to travel to push his gun control plan directly to the people. in washington, nicole collins, fox news. >>> still ahead, is facebook creating drama in your personal life? >> coming up in today's ask allison, facebook etiquette. what you should and shouldn't be saying on social media sites. and when should you take action? we'll be right back.   >>> this just in, i want to let you know about what we told you about delays on amtrak between washington, d.c. and baltimore. there are significant delays. been some cancellations, alterations. passengers are being accommodated on other trains. passengers should expect delays of one to three hours this morning. again that's for amtrak and penn lines between washington, d.c. an
check is important. 89% republicans, 93% democrats. even the nra over the last ten years passed a greed with that. at least we ought to get the guns out of the hands of people who have them. >> we have laws and not enforcing them. 70,000 people basically failed a criminal background checks and didn't do anything at all prosecuting them. you can't continue to pile on the laws. >> one of the problems you face when you continually cut the alcohol, tobacco and firearm agency, you make it difficult for them to enforce laws. they don't have the people to do it. they can only do so many things. shouldn't be a gun control debate. it should be a law enforcement debate. haven't been a prosecute for in chicago for several years. but again, if we put some kind of restriction on high capacity magazines, should be able to come to some kind of understanding on that one. >> let me shift gears here. you mentioned cuts to the atf. let's talk about cuts across the board with sequestration. now, all of a sudden i read an article in the washington post yesterday where it's looking like this is probably goin
left. gun control issue.here is the committee hearing house on the hill today. nra is going to be there. also mark kelly, gabby give order's husband is going to be there. >> the law enforcement issue is not being addressed. 35% less convictions on guns since the bush administration. here i'm back on bush. and also 76,000 people last year were denied on background checks denied guns. 62 referred for prosecution. they have a point. more laws is that going to cover this thing? and frankly, we're not addressing the mental issues of this. we're putting up the ban date without any adhesive by creating more laws. >> look, it's always difficult to pass gun control laws in congress in the united states. >> even after what happened in connecticut. >> but i think there's a possibility you get more on the background check side. gun shows, that's the biggest freaking loophole. got to solve that problem. seems to me, who needs 20 bullet magazines to shoot a deer? sorry. don't think so. >> we will not solve all the problems here. but hopefully congress and the president can get something done. thanks
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